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Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot (1992)

A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

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A tough police sergeant's mother comes to visit him, and promptly starts trying to fix up his life, much to his embarrassment. For his birthday she buys him a machine gun out of the back of a van, and begins to further interfere with his job and love life, eventually helping him with a case he's on. Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

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Detective Joe Bomowski's mom is in town for a visit. She did the laundry, washed the windows and scrubbed the floors. Now, she's gonna clean up the streets.


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Rated PG-13 for a scene of nudity | See all certifications »

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21 February 1992 (USA)  »

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Arrête, ou ma mère va tirer!  »

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$45,000,000 (estimated)

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$28,411,210 (USA)
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When Estelle Getty is showing pictures of her son to the people that were aboard the plane, there is a black and white picture of a boy in a checkered shirt, which happens to be Sylvester Stallone as a young boy. This picture was also used in Rocky (1976), and can be seen sitting on Rocky's mirror. See more »

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Walking out of the Police Dept. when Joey's mom opens the car door the window is up, after she gets into the car its down even though the car is not running. See more »

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Joe Brofmowski: Why didn't you answer when I called?
Tutti Bomowski: That was you? You never called.
Joe Brofmowski: That was me, why didn't you pick up the phone?
Tutti Bomowski: Every year when I'm about to come out to visit, you call and say it's not a good time, so I decided not to answer the phone this time in case you called.
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Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Suspiria (2015) See more »

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Words by Sid Robin
Music by Charles Shavers
Performed by The Ames Brothers
Courtesy of MCA Records
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The Actors Made this Movie
1 February 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I had to give this movie a 6 out of 10.

The story was corny, the plot was predictable. The supporting cast was lacking. This is not a thriller or an intelligent movie. It is a B comedy., at best.

But the interaction between Stallone and Getty was fantastic. They play their roles to perfection as anyone from the Northern New Jersey area can attest. They were believable. They were hysterical.

I would watch this again, just to watch Stallone and Getty play the mom and son role so true to life. They made us cringe. We really felt for Stallone as the son. They made us laugh non stop.


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